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Details of St. Olave’s, Tooley Street, Borough, Bermondsey, London, England

(Tooley Street, Borough)

Building History
1737Church rebuilt after collapse
1843Fire
1926Demolished

Organ History
Built by Bernard Smith
1802Repaired and modified by Hugh Russell
Status
Destroyed
Sources
The Musical Times 942
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ” - Robert Cosks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
32121-T

I. Choir (Tracker GG-d 52 notes)
1.Stopped Diapason8' 
2.Principal4' 
3.Flute4' 
4.Fifteenth2' 
5.Cremona8' 
II. Great (Tracker GG-d 52 notes)
6.Open Diapason8' 
7.Stopped Diapason8' 
8.Principal4' 
9.Twelfth2 2/3' 
10.Fifteenth2' 
11.SesquialteraIII 
12.MixtureII 
13.CornetV 
14.Trumpet8' 
15.Clarion4' 
III. Swell (Tracker tenor C-d 33 notes)
16.Open Diapason8' 
17.Stopped Diapason8' 
18.Principal4' 
19.CornetIII 
20.Trumpet8' 
21.Hautboy8' 

Organ History
1846Built by William Hull
Status
Unknown
Sources
The Musical Times 696
The Musical Times 942
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ” - Robert Cosks & Co., 1877, London

ManualsStopsRanksCouplersAction
239404T

I. Great (Tracker CC-f3 54 notes)
1.Sub-bourdon32'(tenor C)
2.Tenoroon16'(tenor C)
3.Bourdon16' 
4.Unison8' 
5.Unison, treble (tenor)8' 
6.Unison, bass (bass)8' 
7.Viol di Gamba8'(tenor C)
8.Salicional8'(tenor C)
9.Clarabella8'(tenor C)
10.Quint5 1/3' 
11.Octave4' 
12.Wald Flute4'(tenor C)
13.Decima3 1/2' 
14.Duo decimo2 2/3' 
15.Super-octave2' 
16.Piccolo2'(tenor C)
17.Octave decima1 3/4' 
18.SesquialteraIII 
19.MixtureII 
20.FurnitureIII 
21.DoubletteII 
22.GlockenspielII 
23.Posaune8' 
24.Clarion4' 
25.Octave Clarion2' 
26.Cromhorn8'(tenor C)
27.Corno Flute8'(tenor C)
iGrand Combined  
iiSwell to Grand  
II. Swell (Tracker tenor C-f3 42 notes)
28.Tenoroon16' 
29.Unison8' 
30.Unison8' 
31.Octave8' 
32.Suabe Flute4' 
33.Super-Octave2' 
34.Flageolet2' 
35.Octave Fifteenth1' 
36.Cornopean8' 
37.Hautbois8' 
Pedal (Tracker CCC-D 27 notes)
38.Contra Bourdon32' 
39.Principal Contra Bass16' 
40.Bass Trombone16'wood.
iiiGreat to Pedal  
ivSwell to Pedal  



List of Organists
1730-38John James (-1745)
1823-28Joseph John Harris (1799-1869)
1827-47Henry J. Gauntlett (1805-1876)
1847-52E. T. Chipp (1823-1886)
1852-53George W. Morgan (1821-1892)
1891-94Stretton Swann (1858-1927)
Clifford Johnston (1868-1960)
1895-1914H. V. F. Miniken (1867-1959)
1929-37Sylvia Irene Sunderland (1912-)